Supplier Quality Engineer - PPAP - Aero/Defense in Santa Clarita, CA at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 2/22/2021

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Job Description

JobID: 382138

Johnson Service Group (JSG) is seeking a talented Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) with aerospace and defense expertise. 

Scope of Experience and Responsibilities:

  • 5-8+ years of supplier quality engineering experience within a machine shop, assembly, inspection and/or test environment, ideally with high precision parts and products, such as hydraulic actuators. 
  • Will lead supplier quality MRB / non-conformance product issues.
  • Evaluate Quality Management System (QMS) procedures, documents and work instructions.
  • Track, report and analyze quality metrics and identify improvements.
  • Quality engineering activities will include:  First Article Inspection (FAI); Measurement System Analysis (MSA); and Statistical Process Control (SPC) processes.
  • Heavily involved with regulatory and/or customer audits. 
  • Drive continuous improvement principles, methods and tools. 
  • Perform internal quality audits.
  • Knowledge of Title 14 CFR Parts 21, 43, 45, and 145 and related FAA requirements.
  • Solid understanding of corresponding regulatory and compliance requirements.
  • Evaluates procedures and work instructions that are required per the Quality Management System.
  • Working knowledge in the interpretation of engineering specifications, mechanical drawings, electrical schematics and Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).
  • Knowledge of ISO9001, AS9100, TS16949, QS9000 and/or TS-16949.
  • Strong knowledge of Six Sigma principles, tools and methodology, and advocates utilization throughout the organization.
  • Understanding of PLC quality process and the use of quality planning tools.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Hands-on experience with the following:
    • AS9100 - Assessments and product process walks
    • PFMEA - Assist suppliers with Process Failure Modes & Effects Analysis 
    • PPAP - Production Part Approval Process review and approval
    • RCCA - Root Cause and Corrective Action Analysis expertise, as well as supplier development using quality tools, (APQP, etc.)
    • DFAR - requirements knowledge, government contracting experience.


  • Bachelor's Degree in a related technical field. 
  • Green Belt certification is required and Blackbelt is preferred.
  • ASQ certification is a plus.

Type of Employment:  Direct Hire 

Location:  Greater Los Angeles, CA area

Compensation:  Highly competitive


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